James David Snyder, 65, of 444 W. Mountain Road, Hegins, died Monday, April 15, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on Sunday, April 27, 1947, in Chester, a son of the late Albert and Beulah Dunkelberger Snyder.
He was a 1965 graduate of Tri-Valley High School .
He was employed at Arrow International, Reading, prior to his retirement.
He was of the Protestant Faith.
He was a member of the NRA and a former member of the Hegins/Valley View Jaycees.
Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, guns, and reading.
He is survived by his wife, Lynda L. Maurer Snyder, to whom he was married for 44 years.
He is also survived by a son, Jeffrey J. Snyder of Gratz; a daughter, Tena L. Brown and her husband Donny of Mechanicsburg; and three grandchildren, Kayla, Tanner, and Hunter.
As per Jim's wishes there will be no services.
Memorial contributions can be made to American Red Cross, Schuylkill County Chapter, 1402 Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901.
Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.